Did you know that there are foods that are super? No drugs needed there are actually foods that will help keep you healthy and boost your energy.

Here are just a few of the foods known to lower your cholesterol, reduce your risk of heart disease, cancer, and even put you in a better mood.

Blueberries-Blueberries are not just yummy they are a natural antioxidant.  Blueberries are also high in potassium and vitamin C.  They lower your risk of heart disease and cancer, and have also been proven as an anti-inflammatory.

Sweet potatoes- Sweet potatoes are packed with vitamins, minerals and fiber. If you are looking to shed some pounds sweet potatoes have been known to curb appetites by stabilizing blood sugar levels. Like blueberries, sweet Potatoes are also rich in antioxidants and boast anti-inflammatory properties.

Salmon-Salmon and other cold-water fish like herring, sardines, and mackerel contain omega-3s. Foods with omega-3s are high in monounsaturated fats, which can lower cholesterol. Two-to-three servings a week should do the trick.

Tea-Green tea can help lower cholesterol and prevent cancer. Green tea contains ECGC. ECGC is a powerful antioxidant that has been shown in studies to inhibit the growth of cancer cells.

Dark Chocolate-Go ahead and indulge in some dark chocolate! Dark chocolate is packed with antioxidants and can lower blood pressure. When choosing chocolate, the darker the chocolate the better. Dark chocolate is lower in fat and sugar content. Look for chocolate with 60% or higher cocoa content

What are some of your favorite super foods?

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